Sun Peaks Summer Guide
Summer planning has begun and it’s time to get excited for road trips and adventure-filled days. There is no shortage of things to do in Sun Peaks in summer, so we’ve put together a month-by-month guide from June through September.
The Peak Of The Season: Hearts Grow Fonder
"At this point, I feel like a little kid. Anxiously awaiting the endless summer days soon to come my way. Dreaming of the rolling hills and the winding trails and little hits of weightlessness I'll be chasing down the trail." - Words and photos by local rider Dylan Sherrard.
Heat up your Summer With These 13 Sun Peaks Events
Now’s the time to fill your schedule with summer fun in the mountains! From a foamy fun run to mountain top adventures and outdoor concerts, here are 13 events to attend this season in Sun Peaks.
Thank You For a Fantastic Winter! Season 2018-19 Photo Recap
All good things must come to an end and it's hard to believe that the 2018-19 ski season is now behind us. Relive the fun of the winter with our photo recap.
10 Inspiring #sunpeaks360 Shares This Winter
The 2018/19 ski season is officially over and it’s hard to believe we are already packing our gear away for the summer. Over the winter, many of you shared your moments with us using #sunpeaks360. These are 10 shares that have us reflecting back on the season.
Photo Recap: 2019 Sun Peaks Nordic Festival
It's become the highlight of the Nordic season! On March 16 and 17, 2019, the Sun Peaks Nordic Festival returned for the biggest year yet.
5 Reasons We Love Spring Skiing
Warmer days may have you looking longingly at your bike or golf clubs, but it’s not time to pack away your skis and boards just yet! Spring is one of our favourite times of year in the mountains and there’s still plenty of fun to be had this season.
Sun Peaks This Spring: 4 Reasons You Should Visit
Longer days and warmer temperatures mean there’s an exciting buzz in the air. Get inspired to spend some time out in the sunshine with these 4 reasons to visit Sun Peaks in the spring.
Top 5 Kid Friendly Trails in Sun Peaks
Sun Peaks is an amazing place to spend quality time together on the slopes as a family. Check out our picks for the top kid friendly trails in the resort.
Spread the Love With These 6 Winter Date Ideas
There’s something romantic about hanging out with your sweetheart in a winter wonderland. If you’re looking for some ideas for your next date then find some inspiration with these six date ideas.
Something About Sun Peaks
Mirae Campbell and Jake Dyson, two Whistler locals, make their way to Sun Peaks to explore the mountain, taste the food and experience the local charm.
Nordic 101: How to Conquer Cross Country for the First Time
Interested in trying cross country skiing? Here's our guide to get you started.
5 Hot Spots for Après in Sun Peaks
After a full day of exploring our three mountains and 137 ski runs you’re going to be ready to head into the village for some après with your crew. From good food, to outdoor fire pits and even shotskis, there is no shortage of options to choose from in Sun Peaks. Here are five of our favourite places to get your après ski fun started.
5 Sun Peaks Events to Check Out This Spring
The days are getting longer and warmer, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by attending one of our spring events. From a three-day, outdoor music festival, to a race down the mountain and even a Nordic Festival there will be no shortage of fun.
6 Sun Peaks activities the entire family will enjoy
Sun Peaks is home to endless winter activities. Here are six that will entertain family members of any age.
The best is yet to come! Why we love skiing in Sun Peaks after the new year.
The new year is fast approaching! Here are three favourite times to ski Sun Peaks during this season.
5 Reasons to Nordic Ski in Sun Peaks this Winter
Winter is here in the mountains! Our Nordic network of groomed and track set trails is now fully open for the 2018/19 season. If you’ve never visited Sun Peaks or it’s been awhile, here are five reasons to grab your skinny skis and head on up.
5 Events to Get You in the Festive Spirit This Winter
Experience joyful fun in our winter wonderland this holiday season. From our annual Holiday Kick-Off Weekend to Activities with Santa, here are five events that will get you in the festive spirit this winter.
Opening Day 2018/19 - Photo Recap
On Saturday, November 17, Sun Peaks became the first resort in BC to open for winter 2018/19! Relive the fun of Opening Day with our photo recap.
Celebrating 30,000 #SunPeaks360 Shares
In the winter of 2012/2013, the hashtag #SunPeaks360 was created to capture Sun Peaks’ expansive terrain and stunning views. Now, just over five years later, over 30,000 photos have been shared with this hashtag.
A Winter of Wine in Sun Peaks
After a day on the slopes it’s hard to top the feeling of settling in by the fire with a glass of wine. This season we’re hosting two fantastic wine festivals to help you experience the perfect pairing of winter sports and wine for yourself.
10 Sun Peaks Events to Fill Your Calendar This Winter
From a day on the slopes, to sipping on some wine in the village, to taking part in a Nordic ski race, the Sun Peaks event-roster offers something for everyone.
Four Ways to Get Ready for Winter in Sun Peaks
The countdown to winter has officially begun in Sun Peaks. This list will help prepare you for hitting the slopes on opening day, November 17!
A Course Walk to the Heart of Sun Peaks Bike Park
"Anyone who has raced DH is familiar with the “course walk”: the practice of inspecting a race course on foot—no bikes—sussing out the shortest lines and mentally mapping the hazards. It’s occasionally a solo endeavor, but more often than not groups glom around trail features like architects studying a set of vexing blueprints." Guest blog and photography by Aaron Thiesen.
The Peak of The Season: A Tacky Turn
"The moisture in the air, the extra layer we wear, and the fading colour of alpine flowers signal the approach of a mountain biker’s most treasured affair." - Words and photos by local rider Dylan Sherrard.
Three Reasons to Visit Sun Peaks Market Day
Take a moment for yourself in the mountains and explore Sun Peaks Market Day. Wander through the village core and discover local artist creations, fresh pastries and an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Sun Peaks through our visitors' eyes
We still have time left this season for you to snap an Instagram pic or two. As the shares have rolled in this summer, we noticed some repeat locations popping up.
The Peak of The Season: Flow State
"By this point in the summer, conversation flows effortlessly with the trails. A lot of us would argue it to be a most charming aspect - a distinct peak of the season - when all of these wild lines come together and cruise control kicks in. Because there really isn’t anything like it, the silent euphoria we find during these effortless laps between these trees." - Words and photos by local rider Dylan Sherrard.
The 6 Most Scenic Holes on Sun Peaks’ Breathtaking Mountain Course
Winding through a forested valley floor and surrounded by towering mountains on all sides, The Golf Course at Sun Peaks Resort serves up spectacular views on every hole. These are our picks for the best views on the course!
Reach the Peak Hike 2018 - Photo Recap
The yearly Reach the Peak hike to the summit of Mt. Tod has become a summer Sun Peaks tradition and a key part of the line up for our annual Alpine Blossom Festival. Relive the fun of the 2018 hike with our favourite photos.
Top Things to do in the Summer in Sun Peaks
There’s more than just winter activities to do at Sun Peaks Resort. During the summer months, you’ll find fun for all ages. Words and images by Girl on the Go.
More Sun Peaks events to fill your calendar this summer
With our summer season in full swing, we have already checked off several events that were on our roster. But don’t worry, there are still loads more events to partake in this summer in Sun Peaks. We’ve continued to fill the calendar—so be sure to check out some of our upcoming favourites, along with a few new ones we’ve recently added to the list.
The Peak of the Season: The Dusty High Five
"The days we’ve anxiously awaited have quickly come our way. And we’re already into the thick of it, as the dizzying highs of summer are spinning all around us. The longest days, the hottest laps, and the biggest smiles are burning bright while the world is turning fast beneath our tires." - Words and photos by local rider Dylan Sherrard.
7 Ways to Start Your Day in Sun Peaks
From a sunrise hike to a buffet breakfast fit for a king, here are some suggestions to get your day started right in Sun Peaks.
Summer is in Full Swing - Photo Recap
Summer is now in full swing here in Sun Peaks! On Friday, June 22, we fired up the Sunburst chairlift for the opening day of the Sun Peaks Bike Park and lift-access hiking.
Easy Ways to Get Your Kids Into Golf at Sun Peaks
Do you have a budding Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, or Annika Sorenstam on your hands? We love seeing junior golfers hitting the links here at The Golf Course at Sun Peaks Resort!
5 Reasons to Tee Off in Sun Peaks this Summer
The Golf Course at Sun Peaks Resort is now open for 2018 and we’re looking forward to another amazing golf season here in the mountains! If you’ve yet to tee off at our course, here are five reasons you should add it to your golfing hit list this year.
The Peak of the Season
"It was the most wonderful of winters and we were sad to see it go, but here tonight, beneath the warm spring glow, we turn our sights toward that which lays beneath the snow." - Words and photos by local rider Dylan Sherrard
10 Sizzling-Hot Sun Peaks Events This Summer
Mark your calendar now for a summer of fun in the mountains. Whether it’s a relaxing yoga and wellness retreat or live music to have you dancing slopeside, here are 10 events worth checking out this season.
Record Breaking Winter One to Remember
We’d like to extend a huge thank you to all of our season pass holders, international, Canadian, and Kamloops guests, locals, staff, and volunteers for another incredible winter here in Sun Peaks!
Our 10 favourite #sunpeaks360 shares this winter
Another winter season is in the books! As we look back on this past season, we wanted to compile a list of the top 10 favourite pictures shared via #sunpeaks360.
Step into BC’s Famous Craft Beer Scene at Sun Peaks
Whether you’re after a refreshing IPA or a complex winter ale to complement a hard day of skiing, here are some of the best places in Sun Peaks to discover BC craft beer.
5 Reasons to Nordic Ski in Sun Peaks in the Spring
Spring has sprung, but there’s plenty of amazing cross-country skiing left this season at Sun Peaks Resort! If you’ve never visited Sun Peaks, or it’s been awhile, here are five reasons to grab your skinny skis and head on up.
A first-time visitor's take on Sun Peaks
Leigh McClurg visited Sun Peaks for the first time in February. Find out what he recommends to travellers planning a trip to here.
More than just skiing: 10 must-try experiences at Sun Peaks
You pack up your skis, boots, poles, and endless layers of clothing. With time on your side, you set out on your journey. And you have only one destination in mind – Sun Peaks.
1st Day or 1,000th: Take Your Turns to New Heights
Whether it’s your first time gliding on snow or you’ve been hitting the slopes for 50 years, there’s likely to be some aspect of the sport where you’re still a “beginner”. Whatever your goals for the season or your ability level, our Sports School has a program to boost your skills progression.
6 Ways to Recharge in Sun Peaks this Winter
When family and friends always seem to be on the go, planning a getaway to Canada’s second largest ski area can only fuel their excitement to take it all in. Yes, our winter paradise is filled with a lot of activities and events that will keep your party entertained, but we also want to assure the more relaxed vacationers that it doesn’t have to be full-on all the time.
5 Ways to Experience Sun Peaks After Hours
After a full day of skiing most people are ready to kick back and relax. However there’s always a few hardy souls who can’t get enough time on the slopes, even if they ski from the first chair of the day to the last. Here are five ways to maximize your mountain time in Sun Peaks.
Sun Peaks: 5 reasons why you need to shred here
One resort where you’ll feel the biggest adrenaline rush of the season is Sun Peaks. Located in BC’s interior, just 45 minutes from Kamloops, the resort is home to Canada’s second largest ski area and you’re going to want to be there this winter.
5 Ways to Celebrate a White Christmas in Sun Peaks
From the Holiday Kick-Off Weekend to a scrumptious holiday meal—here are our top ways to celebrate the holidays in Sun Peaks.
Best Opening Day Ever - Photo Recap
As the wait for the ski and snowboard season entered its final days last week it was clear something special was brewing in Sun Peaks.
9 must-do events at Sun Peaks this season
Our guests enjoy events that allow them to have a variety of experiences—a glass of wine under the stars, ringing in the New Year with an amazing firework display or challenging their friends to a race on the slopes. Sun Peaks is home to a full event-roster that is sure to please.
Local's Laps with the Grunling Family
The Grunling family left Edmonton for Sun Peaks in search of more adventure. We'd say this family of six has succeeded big time, with biking at the heart of their new lifestyle.
Local's Laps with James Jeffries
Like any good life situation, it took a long while for James Jeffries to work things out. And after many years of different bike related jobs, he couldn’t be happier with the role his career has taken him to: Bike Park Coordinator at Sun Peaks Resort.
Get Your Hike on Because Sun Peaks is Coming into Full Bloom
There's a quote among gardners that says, "The Earth laughs in flowers." If that's the case, Mother Nature must be enjoying a deep belly laugh in Sun Peaks, BC.
5 Ways to Conquer Cross Country in Sun Peaks
To maximize your time in the saddle and help you discover the best trails in town, here’s five tips for making the most of Sun Peaks’ cross country network.
A Local's Guide to Mountain Biking at Sun Peaks
Grassy meadows, mountain lakes and some of the most technical riding in B.C. make Sun Peaks Resort a mountain biker’s paradise.
Local's Laps with Jase Petersen
If you don’t know him by name, Jase is a man of many hats at Sun Peaks Resort. He's got the sort of wide-eyed and bright-smiled demeanour that makes you feel welcome.
Sun Peaks: Summer Adventure for All
If you think Canada's second largest ski area is strictly a winter destination, think again. Here are a list of summer adventures for all ages and abilities.
Our 2016/17 season via #sunpeaks360 shares
What a season it has been for 2016/17! As another winter comes to a close, we reminisce over some great times.
A Stellar Season for the Books
A big thank you to all of our season pass holders, international and national guests, and local guests and residents for yet another amazing ski season!
Welcome to the Laundromat
Have you ventured to the Laundromat section of Mt. Morrisey? Local area resident Ron Betts walks you through what to expect from this gem of an area in Sun Peaks.
A Morning on the Ice with Elevated Fishing Adventures in Sun Peaks, BC
When our friends from far off Sydney, Australia, stopped in town for a few days during their trans-continental travels, it wasn’t hard to think of a more uniquely Canadian experience to offer them than ice fishing.
First-timer or Seasoned Vet, Here are Five Reasons Sun Peaks Should be on Your Radar
Vacation planning. For some it’s as exciting as 40 cm of fresh powder; for others, it’s an arduous slog of online researching, scouring reviews and price matching. We recently spoke to Jade Broadus, a well-traveled Los Angeles mother, competent skier, try-anything-oncer, and recent first timer to Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia’s Interior.
The Splendour of Sun Peaks Resort in 21 Gorgeous Photos
With 135 trails covering the full gamut from perfect corduroy groomers to long cruisers, glades, bumps and powder, Sun Peaks Resort earns the title as Canada’s second largest ski resort.
Mountain Lifer: Jamie Tattersfield Helped Transform Sun Peaks into a World-Class Resort
A lot has changed at Sun Peaks Resort since Jamie Tattersfield arrived on the scene. As the resort’s Operations Manager, Tattersfield helped grow the resort from a meager one-chair ski hill with a modest lodge to the world-class, three-mountain, four-season destination it is today.
A Visual Recap: New Year’s Eve, Sun Peaks Style
Each year we host a massive New Year’s Eve celebration and this year lit up the sky as entertainers and bright lights shone an impressive farewell to 2016 and welcomed in 2017.
Sun Peaks Introduces First-of-its-kind Cat & Heli Warm-up Camp
A program that's the first of its kind in Canada, read about how you can prepare for the winter adventure of a lifetime here in Sun Peaks!
Early Season Stoke - More Terrain Opening!
Video teaser of Top of the World conditions! Burfield Chairlift opens December 3 and Mt. Morrisey opens December 2.
We're back! Here's our opening day visual recap
Words can’t capture the feeling created on opening day. The elation after a long summer. The reward after standing in line early to get first chair. The relief after realizing that you still remember how to do this.
10 of Our Favourite #SunPeaks360 Shares from Winter 2015/16
As we prepare for opening day, we reflect back on some of the best moments of last winter. Opening day for 2016/17 is November 26th. Come and create your own memories! Share them with us by using #SunPeaks360.
20 Images That Will Make You Want To Hike South Thompson Shuswap
It's true. There is a place where you can walk through seven distinct ecosystems and along hundreds of sanctioned, isolated trails.
9 Tips For Everyone To Walk On Water In Canada's SUP Capital
There are few better feelings in the world than paddling in one of the iconic lakes in the South Thompson Shuswap.
11 Different Environments You Can Bike in the South Thompson Shuswap
The area’s thousands of kilometres of maintained trails touch wind through just about every ecosystem on the planet. Want soaring mountain paths with technical, fast descents? Pedal at Sun Peaks Resort.
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